the ignition timing set wronge. BAd accelerator pump in the carburetor
probably the fuel pump?
The most likely cause is a dirty fuel filter that starves the engine.
What year is your cougar and also is it a V6 or a V8? This information would be nice to know :) it is attached to the engine
I had the same problem in my 1999 Mercury Cougar, I replaced the flasher located in the blinker assembly. It was very simple to do. Flasher cost about $10
The gears in the speedometer are stripped. If the odometer is working then you have input.
Having no catalytic converter installed is illegal and can cause a myriad of problems. Probably not a backfire though.
Your intake manifold probably has a crack in the water jacket.
* No power steering fluid in reservoir * The power steering pump is not operating
the battery could have a dead cell, this could cause it to not charge. Have the battery tested to be sure.
There are several things that can cause your 2000 Chevrolet to backfire and die. The most common cause is a plugged catalytic converter.
cut wire between the dash and radio and fuse box.
There is no official best insurance company in Texas to insure a Mercury Cougar. Rates would vary depending on your driving history.
no it is defently rear wheel ================================================== That would depend on which model year , there have been rear wheel drive and front wheel drive versions of the Mercury Cougar
yes if the other car is also a 4.6
if it was electical u would notice gauges fluctuating. cougars have problems with the fuel filters getting clogged which would cause hesitation and in extreme cases stalling
Backfiring is a timing issue.
Normally one would be able to purchase a used Mercury Cougar at any General Motors dealership. Of course, you could also check the classified section of your local newspaper.
Its a sign that either your battery or alternator is starting to fail.
Yes it would.
are you sure it is not tail shaft sensor. This would be for your speedometer
The Haynes Repair Manuals would have a diagram of the serpentine belt on a 94 Mercury Cougar XR7. You can find the manual at your local library, book store, or most auto parts stores.
your float is stuck or you have a short in the hot wire!
Sounds like it's out of timing.
You would probably weigh less cause there is no air on mercury.
Fuel pressure regulator.